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IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase

The IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase is a bridge bookcase made from IKEA cabinets that takes the place of nightstands and spans a full or queen size bed. I built this project for my oldest...

IKEA Hack Platform Bed DIY

This video shows you how to turn seven standard kitchen cabinets from IKEA into a platform bed with storage underneath. It’s a perfect solution for anyone with limited closet or attic space. Please be...

How to Plan a Security System

How to Plan a Security System

In this video, you’ll see the process I used to determine where I need sensors for my new alarm system. The drawing tool I used is http://draw.io. It’s free and runs in your browser;...

Reolink Argus

Reolink Argus for Neighborhood Hero

World’s First Wire-Free Battery-Powered 1080p Weatherproof Smart Camera Reolink Argus is a completely wireless security camera that connects via WiFi and records to a MicroSD card when it senses motion. In this video, I...

Installing Motion Sensors

Installing Motion Sensors

This video shows everything you need to know about wireless motion sensors that are part of the JAQX Smart Home System. I conduct a bench test, an installation test in my basement and kitchen,...

Installing Window and Door Sensors

This video shows how to set up the wireless window and door sensors (a.k.a. contact sensors) of the JAQX Smart Home System. I show you how I installed these sensors on four doors around my house...

JAQX Smart Home Unboxing and Bench Test

This video shows how to set up the components of the JAQX Smart Home System. It includes a bench test that demonstrates the home security alarm features and a couple of included Z-Wave home...

Ghost Caught on Camera!

Surveillance footage capturing a “ghost” terrorizing the halls of a school in Ireland is going viral online. The clip, taken by security cameras in one of the hallways at Deerpark C.B.S high school, was...

LED vs Halogen Headlight Distance Test

LED vs. Halogen Headlight Distance Test

This video was sponsored by RCP. All opinions are my own. LED vs. Halogen Headlight Distance Test In this video, I conduct a head-to-head comparison of LED vs. halogen headlight bulbs measuring the brightness...

Kindergarten Block Box

Kindergarten Block Box

In this video, I make a wheeled crate to store wooden toy blocks in a kindergarten classroom. To give my Kindergarten Block Box the illusion that it’s made out of blocks, I used pine boards...

How to Secure Off-Campus Housing

When your kids want to break free from all those dorm rules and supervision and move into off-campus housing, how will you prevent their things from getting stolen? Are you going to trust their...